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Oriental Oranges

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  Navel oranges 8
  Pitted dates 16 , cut up
  Figs 8 , cut up
  Marshmallows 8 , cut up
  Grated coconut 3 Tablespoon
  Honey/Brown sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Ground mixed spice 1⁄2 Teaspoon (Cloves, Nutmeg And Cinnamon)
  Lemon 1⁄2 , juiced
  Blanched toasted almonds 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), slivered
  Curacao liqueur 4 Teaspoon

Slice off the top 1/2 or 3/4 inch of the oranges and remove the flesh and membranes, keeping the skin intact.
Drain the juice into a bowl while you operate on the oranges.
Cut the orange meat into small pieces.
In a medium bowl mix the cut-up orange pieces, dates, figs, marsh-mallows, coconut, honey, spices, and lemon juice.
Put 1 tablespoon orange juice into each orange shell and fill the shells with the fruit mixture.
Arrange the stuffed oranges in a baking pan, sprinkle them with the almonds, and bake 30 minutes in a 350° oven.
Cool the oranges to lukewarm and pour 1/2 teaspoon of Curasao over each one before serving.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2418 Calories from Fat 640

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 71 g109%

Saturated Fat 17 g84.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 108.8 mg4.5%

Total Carbohydrates 462 g154.1%

Dietary Fiber 71.1 g284.5%

Sugars 324.8 g

Protein 42 g84.3%

Vitamin A 90.6% Vitamin C 1618.4%

Calcium 107.9% Iron 51.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Oriental Oranges Recipe